nARTure Tuesday: Buds are Bursting & Art in Nature Camp!

What’s up, nARTure Tuesday?! JSP Program Director, Jeri Katherine Howell, shares details about our spring session of Art in Nature Camp (ages 11-16) and invites everyone to be wowed by the buds bursting outside!

There are so many ways to celebrate spring at JSP, so be sure to check out our upcoming art and nature programs at Psssst! There are only 3 spots left in Art in Nature Camp, so register today!

nARTure Tuesday is sponsored in part by Expree Credit Union and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky. Thank you!

Sculpture Saturday: Epi by Ira Hill

Happy Sculpture Saturday! Riley Fichter, Park Manager and Artist in Residence, features another sculpture this month that reminds us of springtime: Epi by Ira Hill. Hill is a professional artist and activist based in Florida. His sculptures resonate across a wide range including environmental issues pertaining to water, current political issues, and three dimensional graffiti proliferation. Check out Hill’s work at!

Sculpture Saturday is sponsored in part by Expree Credit Union. Donate at Thank you!

GROW WITH US: Reforestation Initiative

Grow With Us Initiative at JSP sponsored by Inside Out Landscape Design
Josephine Sculpture Park and Inside Out Landscape Design have partnered to collaborate on a major reforestation and conservation initiative for the Park.
GROW WITH US  will place native trees and shrubs throughout the park with interactive features that combine art and science in fascinating ways. The landscape plan will also be focused around the 10 acre expansion and historic Tobacco Barn that was purchased by the Park in 2018 to allow for more community programming with additional exhibition and classroom space in the barn and conserve the land for future generations.
YOU can GROW WITH US in a meaningful and lasting way.
With your donation of $500, $1,000, or more, a native shrub or tree will be planted in your or a loved one’s name, and will be acknowledged on a permanent GROW WITH US donor sign.
GROW WITH US is the final phase of the JSP Capital Campaign which began in 2018 to purchase the additional 10 acres and restore the Tobacco Barn and native landscape. We have raised $225,000 of our $350,000 goal. With your support, the GROW WITH US initiative will help us raise the final $125,000.
THANK YOU for helping JSP stay strong for the future!
Donate TODAY!
For more information, Grow With Us Press Release.

Brown Like Me: After-School Arts Program for Young Women of Color in Frankfort with Artist Kristie Powe

We are celebrating Thankful for Artists Thursday a little early this week, so you know it’s important! Frankfort-based artist Kristie Powe is launching Brown Like Me, a virtual after-school arts program for middle and high school girls of color in Frankfort. Registration due this Thursday, March 18 via email to [email protected]! Registration emails should include answers to the following information: participant name, email address, school, age, and how it feels to be a young woman of color in Frankfort. More details in the photo. Please help share this program with youth and families!

Kristie is a member of the Black Women Artists Network supported by Yes Arts – formerly Hands Healing HeArts and JSP thanks to a grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women. She is also an integral leader in Focus On Race Relations – FORR Frankfort, of which JSP is an organizational member. We are incredibly thankful for Kristie and know this program will be amazing!!!

Sculpture Saturday: Monarch Throne Bench by Scot and Laura Kellersberger

Welcome to Sculpture Saturday! Park Manager and Artist in Residence, Riley Fichter, celebrates spring with this feature of Monarch Throne Bench by Scot and Laura Kellerserger of Phoenix Creative Metal. Scot and Laura are metal artists based in Salvisa, KY. Check out their amazing work at!

Sculpture Saturday is sponsored in part by Expree Credit Union. Donate at Thank you!

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